Real Madrid enters the race for Manchester United and Barcelona is aiming for Matthijs de Ligt as replacement for Sergio Ramos
- Real Madrid has joined the race to sign Ajax defender Matthijs de Ligt
- The defender is wanted by both Barcelona and Manchester United
- The position of Madrid has changed after learning Sergio Ramos wants to leave
- Ajax is looking forward to demanding around £ 70- £ 90 million to penalize a sale for De Ligt
Real Madrid joined the race to sign Ajax defender Matthijs de Ligt after he heard about the wish of captain Sergio Ramos to leave the club.
Barcelona and Manchester United have been the front runners for the international Dutchman and seemed ready to participate in a bidirectional bidding war.
However, Madrid has now expressed its interest, after Ramos had quarreled with club president Florentino Perez and submitted the request to continue.
Real Madrid has joined Manchester United to sign Ajax defender Matthijs de Ligt
Reports in Spain, with Catalan publication Mundo Deportivo, claiming that Madrid will make De Ligt a priority while looking for a defensive partner for Raphael Varane.
The emerging interest of Madrid is good news for agent Mino Raiola of the player, who wants to put a large part of every possible deal in the bag.
Raiola is the agent of many of Europe & # 39; s best stars, as it is known as a tough negotiator who is often looking for great repair prices.
De Ligt is a rising star of the Holland team and has been the leader of Ajax at the age of only 19
Sergio Ramos wants to leave Real Madrid after he fails with the club president
Barcelona is considered unwilling to meet Raiola's requirements, while United and Madrid are willing to meet them.
Every move for Madrid will have to wait until they complete a move for Eden Hazard, a top goal that they hope to achieve after the final Chelsea show in the Europa League final.
Despite their wish list of stars, Madrid will not be equipped with the biggest budget in European football this summer and will have to sell players to collect money.
Gareth Bale, Isco and James Rodriguez are all linked to removals from the Spanish capital.
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